On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1891

Historical Events

  • Rice Institute, which became Rice University in Houston, Texas, is chartered

Famous Birthdays

  • Oswald Boelcke, German World War I pilot (d. 1916)
1891 Highlights

About May 19, 1891

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 130 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Taurus